Selkirk News and Alerts

Heroes of Mental Health

Selkirk Transit Authority and Staff Cited as Heroes of Mental Health Kevin Thordarson was excited about this year’s Heroes of Mental Health Awards because he had nominated his employer – Selkirk Transit Authority and Charlene Dunning – for an award in the Organization/Business category. When he received a phone call a few days before the…


Investment Profile released

City of Selkirk’s Investment Profile Latest Tool to Spur Investment

The City of Selkirk’s Sustainable Economic Development department is working to spur business development in the city with its newly created Investment Profile. The profile pulls together, in one neat package, all the information investors or developers would need when considering the city for their next project. The Investment Profile is a succinct document that…


CP Crossing at Strathnaver

City Investigating Whistle Cessation

The City of Selkirk is investigating its options with regards to train whistles in the community following a deluge of citizen complaints this summer. David Thorne, Director of Protective Services, said the city has begun Transport Canada’s whistle cessation process, an eight-step investigative procedure to determine whether the whistles should continue or be replaced by…


Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day: Please be advised that all City of Selkirk Offices will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2017 for Thanksgiving Day. Offices will re-open Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at our regular hours 8:30-4:30. The Regular Meeting of Council will be rescheduled to begin on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 beginning at 7:00 pm. There will no change…


Top Bloom Rating for City at Communities in Bloom Awards

For the second consecutive year, Selkirk has been awarded the top rating of five blooms at the annual Communities in Bloom Provincial Awards and Conference, held at the International Peace Gardens Sept. 8 and 9. Chris Carruthers, the city’s Director of Culture, Recreation and Green Transportation, said city staff as well as volunteers who make…